Early Colonial Settlers of Southern Maryland and Virginia's Northern Neck Counties

John Chew

Male 1587 - 1657  (64 years)


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  • Name John Chew  [1
    Birth 16 Jul 1587  Bewdley, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Death Between 1652 and Dec 1657  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I34531  Tree1
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family 1 Sarah Gale,   b. Abt 1594, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1650, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Marriage 1610  England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. John Chew,   b. 1616, Whalley Parish, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 1672, Flushing, Queens County, Long Island, New York Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 56 years)  [Father: natural]
     2. Samuel Chew,   b. 26 Jul 1625, Jamestown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Jun 1677, Henington, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - Probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 51 years)  [Father: natural]
     3. Sarah Chew,   b. 1627, Jamestown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 15 Mar 1677, Anne Arundel County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 50 years)  [Father: natural]
     4. Jonathan Chew,   b. Abt 1628, Jamestown, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     5. Nathaniel Chew,   b. Bef 1624, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [Father: natural]
     6. Joseph Chew,   b. 1641, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Feb 1716, Anne Arundel County, Maryland - probate Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)  [Father: natural]
    Family ID F20488  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

    Family 2 Rachel Constable,   b. Bef 1614, Chewton, Somerset, England Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Aft 1652, York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location (Age > 40 years) 
    Marriage 3 Apr 1651  York County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F22275  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2024 

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  • Notes 
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      Contributed by: James Hughes

      Note:
      No.1. p.132 Pre-nuptial Agreement. 3rd April 1651. John Chew of the par and Co of York, Gent, "out of the singular love and affection that I beare unto Mistress Rachell Counstable whome I intend (by Gods grace) shortly to make my wife", makes over to George Ludlowe and Richard Lee Esqrs, for the use of said Rachell, 4 negro servants, a mare, the plantation "whereon I now live dureing her naturall life", excepting 100 acres being the plantation whereon John Smith lived. Also excepting a lease made to Francis Holland and another parcel of land sold to Robert Parr. If said Rachell depart this life before John Chew and without issue by him, this deed to be void.
      Signed John Chew
      Wit:
      Tho: Bushrod
      Nicholas Betts
      Richd Gossart

      Source:
      Fleet, Beverley,
      York County, 1648-1657
      Baltimore: Genealogical Pub. County, 1961, 109 pgs.

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      1623-1637 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 1; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 3
      JOHN CHEW, 1 R. 9 poles, Page 7. Aug. 14, 1624. Merchant. For the better convenience of his howse builded in the New Towne within precincts of James City, adj. N. upon the backstreet, S. upon Rich. Stephens & E. upon Capt. Hamor. Fee Rent: 1 peny.
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      1637-1643 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 100
      MR. JOHN CHEW, 750 acs. Chas. Riv. Co., 18 Feb. 1638, Page 610. Bounding Sly. on Cheesmans Cr., N. into the woods, E. on land of Thomas Attowell & Wly. by a ridge of land & crosse a runn of fresh water. Due by assignment from Mr. Georg Keth, Clerke.
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      1637-1643 Cavaliers and Pioneers, Patent Book No. 1, Part 2; [Nell Marion Nugent]; Page 101
      JOHN CHEW, Gent., 350 acs. James City Co., 22 Feb. 1638, Page 616. E. upon a Cr. next to the Gleab land & S. E. upon the maine Cr. arc. Due by assignment from Alexander Stomer,

  • Sources 
    1. [S72] Genealogies of Virginia Families Vol. I, from the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.

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